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Field Engineer

Position Description

have amazing people and a highly collaborative culture. Global success hasn

changed our tight-knit feel we ve simply grown into a larger, more

diverse family. We have thousands of jobs around the globe and encourage all of

our associates to chase their dreams without having to find them in another

company it truly is a special place.

While reporting to the Area Manufacturing Manager, you will provide Engineering

and Maintenance support to 7 plants throughout the Division.The successful

candidate must work closely with the Directors of Manufacturing, Plant

Managers, Production Managers, Process Engineers, Technicians, and other plant

personnel in order to drive maintenance excellence programs, provide

engineering and equipment solutions, drive productivity improvements, lead

major projects, act as a safety champion, support standardization, and support

day to day engineering and maintenance needs.

* You will work on large- and small-scale initiatives with minimal direct


* You will actively support Maintenance excellence programs with the


* You will maintain a broad working knowledge of Sonoco s processes,

products, and machinery

* You will act as Project leader of assigned major capital projects and be

responsible for all aspects of project management (budget, schedule

control, status reporting, customer interface, performance to design

objectives, etc.)

* You will evaluate new technology and make recommendations for alternative

equipment and process systems; to include vendor visits and selection.

* You will help local plant management identify skill gaps of maintenance

employees and participate in the testing and evaluations of maintenance


* You must be willing to work the hours necessary to complete objectives

which may include: weekends, extended hours, and travel away from home


* You will Monitor spending on projects to stay within project limits.

This position is located in beautiful Nashville, TN and will require 50-70%


* We expect you to have a BS degree in Engineering or Sciences or

equivalent experience.

* You will have at least 5 years of manufacturing experience or equivalent.

Mechanical knowledge and hands-on implementation experience

* We expect you to maintain advanced computer skills (word, spread sheets,

CAD, project management software, etc.)

* We expect you to have experience working with hydraulics, pneumatics,

electrical, automation, and PLC s.

* We expect you to have prior Project Management experience

(This is a progression experience and level will be based on candidate

experience and business needs)

We care about the health and wellness of you and your family. That s why we

offer a comprehensive benefits package that makes it easier to manage your

health and provide financial security for you and your family. In addition, we

offer competitive wages and retirement plans.

Apply today and help us grow stronger.

For more information, visit ********************** or follow us on social media

@Sonoco careers!

We are an equal opportunity employer, and we strictly prohibit and do not

tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants or any other covered

persons because of race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex,

pregnancy, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity or expression,

age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any legally protected


Additional Information

Employment Type: Full-Time    
Position Location: Nashville, Tennessee

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